Posts Tagged: fabricated terrorism cases

The Victorious Lie

Does anybody remember the “Victorious Group?” That first of its kind “Salafi Takfiri” group in Egypt a la Zarqawi style, as the state-owned press and self-described counter-terrorism pundits told us? These were 22 young Egyptians, picked up last April. The security then proudly stated that “Information, documents and interviews … confirmed that they were studying

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Fresh crackdowns on alleged militants

A Reuters report by Summer Said about the recently announced crackdowns on alleged militants in Alexandria and the northern provinces: Egypt arrests 95 over suspected militant links CAIRO, Sept 5- Egyptian security forces have arrested close to 95 people suspected of links to Islamic militancy in sweeps north of the capital, security sources said on

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